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Public nuisancePublic nuisance involves a nuisance being carried out, which affects a section of the general public. It has been defined as: 'acts or...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the right of defendants who have been convicted in criminal proceedings to appeal against their convictions in the...
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Produced in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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Background to judicial review in ScotlandJudicial review represents the means by which the courts control the exercise of governmental power. Judicial...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 12th Jan
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The power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the PCC(S)A 2000The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 is the principal...
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9th Nov
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Controlled waste is subject to legislative control. It is defined in Part II to the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990), see Definition of...
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9th Nov
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What is insurance law?Insurance law can be split into three parts:•insurance contract law which governs the contractual relationship between insureds...
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9th Nov
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the rights and responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession.RightsA legal mortgagee has a right to possession of the...
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9th Nov
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Commercial Property Standard EnquiriesThe Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry standard pre-contract enquiries for...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th Jan
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What is compensation?A compensation order is defined in the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (PCC(S)A 2000), to mean an order which...
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9th Nov
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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an arrangement constitutes a contract of...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 12th Jan
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it....
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9th Nov

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Waste Water National Policy StatementNationally significant waste water infrastructureThe Waste Water National Policy Statement (NPS) sets out...
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15th May
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Nitrates Directive 91/676/EEC—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 91/676/EEC of 12 December 1991 concerning the protection of waters against pollution...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 15th May
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Agricultural diffuse pollution—regulation and enforcementAgricultural diffuse pollutionDiffuse agricultural pollution is contamination of the soil,...
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15th May
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Bathing Water Directive 2006/7/EC—snapshotTitleDirective 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 February 2006 concerning the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 15th May
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Water Framework Directive—snapshotBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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15th May
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Groundwater Directive 2006/118/EC—snapshotTitleDirective 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the...
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15th May
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Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive 91/271/EEC—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste-water treatment (the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 15th May
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Water Framework Directive—implementation in England and WalesBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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15th May
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What is a reservoir?The Reservoirs Act 1975 (RA 1975), as amended by (FWMA 2010), applies only to 'large raised reservoirs', which includes:•a large...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 4th May
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Sections 168–173 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (WIA 1991) enable a ‘water undertaker’ (which means one of the approved water companies) to designate...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 15th Feb
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This Agreement is made on the [insert date]:Parties1[insert sewerage undertaker's name] (sewerage undertaker) whose registered office is at [address]...
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